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Quick and Easy Shortbread

By peter-jane (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes Pieces
This shortbread is quick and easy to make with only 3 ingredients. plus yummy for the whole family!
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups of plain flour
  • ½ cup of icing sugar
  • 250g butter, hard

Optional: Caster Sugar

  • Optional: Caster Sugar

Method

  • STEP 1
    Set the oven to 150C.
  • STEP 2
    Sieve the sugar and flour together in to a medium sized mixing bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Thoroughly mix the sugar and flour together.
  • STEP 4
    Cut the butter in to squares of approximately 2cm and add to the mixing bowl.
  • STEP 5
    Rub in the butter. It should start to look like breadcrumbs.
  • STEP 6
    Continue to rub in the butter until it reaches a gooey state.
  • STEP 7
    Grease a small baking tray and line with grease paper.
  • STEP 8
    Layer the mixture in to the greased tray and put in the oven, after 5 minutes remove.
  • STEP 9
    Then use a fork to poke hole in the mixture and outline the pieces. Continue to poke holes into the mixture until it is covered in the holes.
  • STEP 10
    Put it back in the oven for 40 minutes or until it is a pale brown colour.
  • STEP 11
    Leave it to cool and then serve.
  • STEP 12
    Tip: To make it sweeter sprinkle it with caster sugar.
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